The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 345 358 334
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Permanent jobs citing BGP 813 929 1007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 0.85% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.04% 5.11% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 677 795 816
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16133 18186 20683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.94% 16.60% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13195 15112 16297
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BGP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP within the UK.

BGP Salary Trend in the UK

BGP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 within the UK.

BGP Salary Histogram in the UK

BGP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +5 769 £50,000 -4.76% 58
London +9 371 £52,500 -4.54% 18
South East +42 227 £46,500 -7.00% 18
Surrey +69 94 £40,000 -11.11% 3
City of London -10 59 £52,500 -7.07% 4
North West +7 51 £36,500 -30.47% 4
Berkshire -10 49 £60,000 +14.28% 4
West Midlands -4 47 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Reading +11 42 £60,000 +14.28% 4
Hampshire +9 42 £42,500 -15.00% 8
East of England -8 37 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Manchester +19 35 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Southampton +10 21 £32,500 -48.00% 2
Birmingham -35 21 £40,500 -21.35%
Scotland +38 20 £40,000 +24.03% 1
Hertfordshire +15 20 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Reigate +15 19 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Edinburgh +34 17 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Hemel Hempstead +11 17 £45,000 +45.16% 1
Yorkshire +8 17 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Oxfordshire +6 17 £60,000 +10.09% 2
Rochdale +2 16 £36,500 +17.74% 1
Camberley +7 15 £40,000 -5.88%
Cheshire +19 13 £40,000 -50.00% 1
West Yorkshire +20 12 £42,000 -16.00% 5
Hounslow +15 12 £45,000 -
Basingstoke -19 12 £47,500 +5.55% 2
East Midlands +18 10 £32,500 +1.56%
Buckinghamshire +6 10 £67,500 +28.57% 1
Uxbridge - 9 £52,500 - 1

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for BGP.

1 1333 (82.64%) Cisco
2 1236 (76.63%) OSPF
3 1107 (68.63%) Cisco Certification
4 982 (60.88%) MPLS
5 918 (56.91%) Firewall
6 903 (55.98%) CCNP
7 693 (42.96%) WAN
8 642 (39.80%) VPN
9 614 (38.07%) Juniper
10 604 (37.45%) LAN
11 572 (35.46%) EIGRP
12 487 (30.19%) CCNA
13 430 (26.66%) TCP/IP
14 394 (24.43%) Cisco ASA
14 394 (24.43%) Data Centre
15 375 (23.25%) DNS
16 364 (22.57%) CheckPoint
17 356 (22.07%) F5
18 349 (21.64%) Wireless
19 339 (21.02%) Network Security
20 336 (20.83%) Telecoms
21 334 (20.71%) Cisco Nexus
22 313 (19.40%) Linux
23 296 (18.35%) ITIL
24 276 (17.11%) Network Design
25 243 (15.07%) VLAN
26 238 (14.76%) DHCP
26 238 (14.76%) IPsec
27 229 (14.20%) VoIP
28 228 (14.14%) CCIE

BGP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (2.48%) OpenStack
2 21 (1.30%) IIS
3 17 (1.05%) Skype for Business
4 12 (0.74%) Apache
5 7 (0.43%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.31%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.31%) nginx
7 3 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.19%) SAS
8 2 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.12%) Zimbra
9 1 (0.062%) CMS
9 1 (0.062%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.062%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.062%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.062%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.062%) WebSphere
Applications
1 59 (3.66%) MS Visio
2 58 (3.60%) MS Excel
3 34 (2.11%) MS Office
4 13 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.31%) MS Project
6 1 (0.062%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (1.74%) IaaS
3 23 (1.43%) SaaS
4 22 (1.36%) Office 365
5 21 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.31%) PaaS
6 5 (0.31%) Slack
7 3 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.12%) Route 53
9 1 (0.062%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 1236 (76.63%) OSPF
2 982 (60.88%) MPLS
3 918 (56.91%) Firewall
4 693 (42.96%) WAN
5 642 (39.80%) VPN
6 604 (37.45%) LAN
7 572 (35.46%) EIGRP
8 430 (26.66%) TCP/IP
9 394 (24.43%) Cisco ASA
10 375 (23.25%) DNS
11 349 (21.64%) Wireless
12 339 (21.02%) Network Security
13 334 (20.71%) Cisco Nexus
14 243 (15.07%) VLAN
15 238 (14.76%) DHCP
15 238 (14.76%) IPsec
16 229 (14.20%) VoIP
17 225 (13.95%) HSRP
18 184 (11.41%) Cisco IOS
18 184 (11.41%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (1.43%) MySQL
2 17 (1.05%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.31%) Big Data
4 4 (0.25%) Informix
4 4 (0.25%) MongoDB
4 4 (0.25%) Redis
4 4 (0.25%) TokuMX
5 3 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (0.19%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.12%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.062%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.062%) GIS
7 1 (0.062%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.062%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (1.67%) Git (software)
2 19 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 16 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (0.37%) Subversion
5 5 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.12%) git-flow
6 2 (0.12%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.12%) JIRA
6 2 (0.12%) Metasploit
General
1 336 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 216 (13.39%) Finance
3 85 (5.27%) Banking
4 25 (1.55%) Games
5 23 (1.43%) Marketing
6 22 (1.36%) Investment Banking
7 19 (1.18%) Retail
8 11 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 11 (0.68%) Publishing
9 10 (0.62%) Legal
10 9 (0.56%) Online Betting
11 8 (0.50%) Back Office
11 8 (0.50%) German Language
12 7 (0.43%) Advertising
12 7 (0.43%) Billing
13 6 (0.37%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.25%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.25%) French Language
14 4 (0.25%) Japanese Language
14 4 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 902 (55.92%) Network Engineer
2 246 (15.25%) Cisco Engineer
3 226 (14.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 224 (13.89%) Senior Network Engineer
5 154 (9.55%) Network Support
6 152 (9.42%) Support Engineer
7 119 (7.38%) Network Support Engineer
8 100 (6.20%) Juniper Engineer
9 95 (5.89%) Consultant
10 88 (5.46%) Security Engineer
11 84 (5.21%) Architect
12 79 (4.90%) Network Security Engineer
12 79 (4.90%) NOC Engineer
13 73 (4.53%) Network Consultant
14 72 (4.46%) Network Specialist
15 69 (4.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 69 (4.28%) Analyst
16 63 (3.91%) Network Analyst
17 59 (3.66%) IP Engineer
18 49 (3.04%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (6.14%) 802.1X
2 10 (0.62%) Web Services
3 9 (0.56%) XMPP
4 8 (0.50%) XML
5 7 (0.43%) LAMP
6 6 (0.37%) Middleware
7 5 (0.31%) Unreal Engine
8 4 (0.25%) CSS
8 4 (0.25%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (0.25%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (0.25%) OpenDaylight
8 4 (0.25%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (0.25%) RFC 2547
9 3 (0.19%) FreeSWITCH
9 3 (0.19%) HTML
9 3 (0.19%) JSON
9 3 (0.19%) Node.js
9 3 (0.19%) REST
10 2 (0.12%) Regular Expression
10 2 (0.12%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 394 (24.43%) Data Centre
2 135 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (3.84%) Virtual Team
4 53 (3.29%) Management Information System
5 50 (3.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 45 (2.79%) Computer Science
7 40 (2.48%) Clustering
8 26 (1.61%) IPTV
9 23 (1.43%) PKI
10 20 (1.24%) Driving Licence
11 18 (1.12%) Hedge funds
12 17 (1.05%) Over-the-Top Content
12 17 (1.05%) Statistics
13 15 (0.93%) Mathematics
14 14 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
15 10 (0.62%) BYOD
16 9 (0.56%) Wiki
17 8 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
18 7 (0.43%) Private Cloud
18 7 (0.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 313 (19.40%) Linux
2 224 (13.89%) Windows
3 108 (6.70%) Unix
3 108 (6.70%) Windows Server
4 24 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (1.43%) Ubuntu
5 23 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (1.24%) Debian
8 15 (0.93%) CentOS
9 11 (0.68%) Solaris
9 11 (0.68%) Windows 7
9 11 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.43%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.37%) CatOS
11 6 (0.37%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.25%) FreeBSD
13 3 (0.19%) VyOS
13 3 (0.19%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (18.35%) ITIL
2 276 (17.11%) Network Design
3 172 (10.66%) Change Management
4 170 (10.54%) Load Balancing
5 141 (8.74%) Network Management
6 134 (8.31%) High Availability
7 131 (8.12%) Network Monitoring
8 98 (6.08%) Change Control
8 98 (6.08%) Presales
9 84 (5.21%) Project Management
10 75 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
11 74 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
12 63 (3.91%) Configuration Management
13 58 (3.60%) Network Architecture
14 57 (3.53%) Incident Management
14 57 (3.53%) Service Delivery
15 55 (3.41%) Mentoring
15 55 (3.41%) Migration
16 48 (2.98%) Capacity Planning
17 44 (2.73%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 130 (8.06%) Python
2 88 (5.46%) Perl
3 70 (4.34%) Bash Shell
4 29 (1.80%) C
5 27 (1.67%) SQL
6 24 (1.49%) PHP
7 21 (1.30%) Shell Script
7 21 (1.30%) Tcl
8 14 (0.87%) PowerShell
9 9 (0.56%) Lisp
9 9 (0.56%) Ruby
10 6 (0.37%) C++
11 4 (0.25%) Java
11 4 (0.25%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.12%) R
13 1 (0.062%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.062%) C#
13 1 (0.062%) Korn
13 1 (0.062%) VB
13 1 (0.062%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1107 (68.63%) Cisco Certification
2 903 (55.98%) CCNP
3 487 (30.19%) CCNA
4 228 (14.14%) CCIE
5 117 (7.25%) Degree
6 112 (6.94%) Security Cleared
7 101 (6.26%) JNCIS
8 99 (6.14%) JNCIA
9 90 (5.58%) SC Cleared
10 83 (5.15%) CCDP
11 54 (3.35%) CCIP
11 54 (3.35%) CCSE
12 46 (2.85%) CCSP
12 46 (2.85%) JNCIP
13 34 (2.11%) CCSA
14 33 (2.05%) DV Cleared
15 29 (1.80%) CCDA
15 29 (1.80%) CISSP
15 29 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
16 26 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (8.99%) SLA
2 79 (4.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (2.42%) PCI DSS
4 23 (1.43%) QA
5 10 (0.62%) HIPAA
5 10 (0.62%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.37%) JSP 440
6 6 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.19%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.062%) COBIT
System Software
1 112 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (4.84%) Active Directory
3 46 (2.85%) Hyper-V
4 30 (1.86%) KVM
5 27 (1.67%) vSphere
6 23 (1.43%) Firmware
7 19 (1.18%) NFS
8 16 (0.99%) VMware ESX
9 11 (0.68%) Xen
10 10 (0.62%) vCloud
11 9 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (0.56%) XenApp
11 9 (0.56%) XenDesktop
12 8 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (0.43%) iptables
14 5 (0.31%) Snort
15 4 (0.25%) Docker
15 4 (0.25%) Gluster
15 4 (0.25%) LXC
15 4 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 56 (3.47%) Nagios
2 50 (3.10%) Puppet
3 48 (2.98%) Ansible
4 36 (2.23%) Cisco CUCM
5 35 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
6 32 (1.98%) FortiGate
7 31 (1.92%) Cacti
8 29 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
9 27 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
10 20 (1.24%) OpenNMS
11 18 (1.12%) SCCM
12 13 (0.81%) Netcool
13 12 (0.74%) Cisco UCCX
13 12 (0.74%) SCOM
14 11 (0.68%) HP NNM
15 10 (0.62%) logstash
15 10 (0.62%) OpenView
15 10 (0.62%) vRealize
15 10 (0.62%) ZABBIX
16 9 (0.56%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 1333 (82.64%) Cisco
2 614 (38.07%) Juniper
3 364 (22.57%) CheckPoint
4 356 (22.07%) F5
5 209 (12.96%) Palo Alto
6 194 (12.03%) VMware
7 135 (8.37%) Microsoft
8 113 (7.01%) SolarWinds
9 86 (5.33%) Avaya
10 83 (5.15%) HP
11 75 (4.65%) Riverbed
12 71 (4.40%) Fortinet
13 68 (4.22%) Brocade
14 55 (3.41%) Huawei
15 52 (3.22%) Citrix
16 42 (2.60%) Extreme Networks
17 40 (2.48%) Nokia
18 35 (2.17%) Red Hat
19 31 (1.92%) Aruba
19 31 (1.92%) Foundry
North Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £40000 Per Annum Car Allowance
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + on call + o/t
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Imperative People
Salary: £42000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £14000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £34,000 per annum plus on call and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + 5% shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + On-Call + Benefits + Global Travel
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Overtime
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum + £7,000 bonus paid quarterly and a car (value
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 50,000-55,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Manpower
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spinnaker Red
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum dependent on experience. + Bens!
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum Superb base with commission and bene
Posted: 3 days ago